Level 2 Training Diary – Part 3

The next morning, we were lucky enough to have Mark Light, the Deputy Race Director and Skipper of Derry-Londonderry, join us for the day. It was another dull, wet and very windy day but we were all looking forward to another day’s sailing and a chance to improve on our dismal man overboard performance off… Continue reading Level 2 Training Diary – Part 3

Level 2 Training Diary – Part 2

After the sea survival course, it was time to head over to Gosport Marina and meet up with our Skipper for the week, Juan Coetzer (Skipper of Geraldton Western Australia in the 11-12 Clipper Race). I would be sailing on CV9 Qingdao with 8 others who had decided, like me, that the end of January… Continue reading Level 2 Training Diary – Part 2

Level 2 Training Log

Yacht ‘CV9′ Qingdao Clipper 68 foot Cutter Rig Sloop Wind Max F9 317 Nautical Miles (Tidal) 8 days on board 9 night hours Gosport – Solent (Training) – Cowes – Weymouth – Cowes – Gosport Many reefs in, not so many reefs out, racing head sail changes, realistic man overboard drills with a life size… Continue reading Level 2 Training Log